New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1895. First American Edition, Second Issue. Octavo, 216 pages; VG; vertically ribbed red cloth, front cover and spine stamped in gilt; minimal rubbing; ownership information on ffep of John F. Dryden II, the grandson of Senator and founder of the Prudential Insurance Company John F. Dryden, dated January 1920.; Brentanos bookseller sticker on rear pastedown; shelved case 8.
Shelved Dupont Bookstore
Currey Page 524, priority B: no statement of printing on copyright page, H. G. WELLS on title page, no advertisements at rear. The Holt Edition was published prior to the London Heinemann edition, with significantly differing text